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Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

Swamp Boardwalk

You can get a feel for the Swamp without getting your feet wet! The Boardwalk offers a surprising amount of wildlife, including frogs, turtles, snakes, birds, and even the occasional bear or bobcat. Learn more about plants and wildlife you see from the interpretive panels found along the loop.

The Dismal Swamp State Park TRACK Trail also follows the Swamp Boardwalk, an accessible half-mile loop.

Trail Location: 
Begins behind Visitor Center
Trail Point of Interest: 
There is an observation platform and accessible picnic table a few hundred feet along the trail from the left entrance.
Trail Length: 
0.50 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
easy
Trail Use: 
Handicap Accessible
Hiking
Discovery/Interpretive Trail
TRACK Trail
Trail Surface: 
boardwalk/bridge
Trail Blaze: 
blue circle (for TRACK Trail)

2294 U.S. 17 N.
South Mills, NC 27976

252-771-6593
dismal.swamp@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 36.505700, -76.355100
 

March - October: 8am - 6pm 
November - February: 8am - 5pm 
Closed Christmas Day

Visitor Center
Weekdays: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Trails close one-half hour before park closing time.